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307, 2020

July 3, 2020 Re-Opening Tool Kit

By |July 3rd, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |

July 3, 2020 Re-opening Toolkit Simple and Direct: Our team at the Cupertino Chamber of Commerce has recently put together a Re-opening Toolkit for the business community. This toolkit will help cut through the noise. It is an important starting point on our road to recovery. Follow us for resources, information, and support for your business and for Cupertino.

207, 2020

The new Santa Clara County Health Officer Order, issued July 2, 2020

By |July 2nd, 2020|Categories: News|

https://www.sccgov.org/sites/covid19/Documents/07-02-20_executive_summary.pdf New Order Issued July 2, 2020:  The Health Officer issued a new Order on July 2, 2020.  The County is submitting an application to the State that, if approved, would allow more businesses to open under the State’s Stay-at-Home Order.  The State calls this a “variance.”  If the State approves the County’s application for a variance before July 13, then the Order issued on July 2 goes into [...]

2906, 2020

SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans Available to California Small Businesses

By |June 29th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

NEWS RELEASE   Disaster Field Operations Center West   Release Date:  June 29, 2020 Contact:  Richard A. Jenkins, (916) 735-1500, Richard.Jenkins@sba.gov Release Number:  CA 16502-01 CA 16507-01 Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, Blogs & Instagram SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans Available to California Small Businesses SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Small nonfarm businesses in the following counties are now eligible to apply for low‑interest federal disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration. These [...]

1506, 2020

June 15, 2020 Updates from SBA San Francisco District Office

By |June 15th, 2020|Categories: Newsletters|

June 15th, 2020 Updates from the San Francisco District Office Updates from throughout the region Community Resources San Francisco District Office Contacts Updates from the San Francisco District Office Economic Injury Disaster Loan Application Portal re-opens for new applications SBA has reopened the Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) and EIDL Advance program portal to all eligible applicants experiencing economic impacts due to COVID-19. Now that the EIDL and EIDL [...]

806, 2020

A Statement of Solidarity for George Floyd

By |June 8th, 2020|Categories: Newsletters|

From the Cupertino Chamber of Commerce June 3, 2020- The killing of George Floyd and countless other Black people is a tragedy that continues to strike at the heart of American society. These racist acts impact everyone across the nation, and no one as much as our Black community members. We collectively mourn and seek justice with, and for our fellow Americans. Business leaders, community leaders, and residents must [...]

206, 2020

Santa Clara County to allow outdoor dining and religious services, in-store shopping

By |June 2nd, 2020|Categories: Newsletters|

New order will take effect Friday, with host of changes By Fiona Kelliher | fkelliher@bayareanewsgroup.com | Bay Area News Group PUBLISHED: June 1, 2020 at 1:08 p.m. | UPDATED: June 1, 2020 at 3:57 p.m. Santa Clara County will allow outdoor dining, in-store shopping and outdoor religious services starting Friday as part of a new, loosened shelter-in-place order. The new order — which this news organization first reported Monday [...]

2705, 2020

Santa Clara health officer suggests California is reopening too soon

By |May 27th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Santa Clara health officer suggests California is reopening too soon from politico.com By VICTORIA COLLIVER 05/26/2020 11:07 PM EDT OAKLAND — The local public health officer who led the nation’s first regional shelter-in-place order early in the Covid-19 pandemic sounded the alarm Tuesday on Gov. Gavin Newsom’s swift reopening plans, which now allow haircuts and church services. After keeping the state largely in lockdown since March 19, Newsom has [...]

2605, 2020

Updated Order to Shelter in Place Effective May 22, 2020

By |May 26th, 2020|Categories: News|

Last updated: 5/21/2020 8:25 PM Because of the substantial progress our community has achieved in slowing the spread of COVID-19, this updated Shelter-in-Place Order allows certain additional businesses and activities to resume, subject to restrictions to reduce transmission risk. The Order also makes important changes to the Social Distancing Protocol requirements for all operating businesses. This new Order will go into effect at 12:01 am on Friday, May 22, [...]

2605, 2020

Cupertino 2020 Independence Day Celebration Canceled

By |May 26th, 2020|Categories: News|

May 7, 2020 The City of Cupertino has canceled its annual Independence Day Celebration due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and extended Stay-at-Home and Shelter-in-Place Orders. “This was a difficult but necessary decision for the health and safety of our community,” Mayor Steven Scharf said. “Our Independence Day Celebration, including the nighttime fireworks show, is one of the most beloved community events the City hosts each year. I look [...]

2904, 2020

May 4, 2020 Shelter-in-Place Order

By |April 29th, 2020|Categories: News|

Executive Summary This updated Order continues to restrict most activity to essential functions and needs. But because of progress we have collectively achieved in slowing the spread of the disease and limiting hospitalizations, the Order allows certain additional essential businesses and activities to resume, allows certain low-risk outdoor businesses to being operating again, and authorizes certain additional outdoor activities to take place even though they are not essential. The [...]

2104, 2020

Free Child Care for Frontline Healthcare Workers

By |April 21st, 2020|Categories: News|

As a health care worker, you are on the frontlines of the fight against COVID-19 — and we know you are in need of care, too. High-quality, safe, and nurturing child care is essential so you can get to work and have the peace-of-mind to focus on your critical job. Cisco and Bright Horizons have partnered with #FirstRespondersFirst to open this special child care hub that can meet the [...]

1504, 2020

Business Update from Business Liaison County of Santa Clara Emergency Operations Center

By |April 15th, 2020|Categories: News|

COVID-19 Update: Wednesday, April 15, 2020Date: April 15, 2020 at 8:45:42 AM PDT Dear Community Partners, We write to provide our latest update related to the County’s COVID-19 response efforts. Top of mind for many people is when can our Shelter in Place Order be eased and what criteria need to be met before we move into the next phase of the effort. This was the topic of the [...]

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